Computer Engineering

  • High level of professionalism with expertise also in the areas of Automation and Robotics, Electronics and Telecommunications
  • 3 subject areas: educational, bioengineering and professional
  • The educational curriculum provides further specializations to access Master’s Degrees in computer engineering, electronics, automation and telecommunications.
  • Excellent employment opportunities at the end of the three-year course and also during the course of study
  • Basic Education: Mathematics, Physics, Computational Mathematics
  • Programming and Object-Oriented Programming
  • Operating Systems and Parallel Computation
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Databases and Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Mining
  • Web and mobile programming
  • Networks and Internet Computing
  • Additional courses to broaden knowledge: Electrical Engineering, Operations Research, Digital Electronics, Fundamentals of Automation Telecommunication Networks
  • Workshops and Internships

Students participate in a call for application. Admission requirements are listed in the call for application:

  • early (March/May): recommended to secure a place; high school seniors may also participate, students are admitted through a selective test TOLC
  • standard (July/August)
  • postponed (September/October), if there are still places available

Only those admitted can enroll.

For the call for application consult the dedicated section

Degree program class
L08 Computer Engineering
Degree program class (for interclass degrees)
L08 Computer Engineering
280 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 3 years

Course description

The Degree Course includes three subject areas:

– Educational, whose objective is to give greater emphasis to the methodological aspects of computer science

– Professional, more focused on technological and applicative aspects of computer science

– Bioengineering, oriented to provide solid training on aspects concerning the use of information technology in the healthcare sector.

As to the educational curriculum there are four different fields of specializations: computer science, automation, telecommunications and electronics


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Students with a secondary school diploma or any other qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable. Ideal candidates are students with an interest in information engineering, computer science, and mathematics. No computer science knowledge is required, but good mathematical skills are necessary


Training experts in the design, implementation and management of complex computer systems and digital technologies. There are several curricula in order for students to better face the future: continuing theirs studies in engineering (computer science, automation, telecommunications, electronics or biomedical) or enter the world of work.


The presence of the professional subject area allows graduates to enter the world of work even upon completion of the three-year program. Graduates will have high skills in programming (including web and mobile), information systems, telecommunications and networks, data analysis and software engineering.


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 26,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes. Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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